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Upcoming Event: Nature Has Rights

If you’re in or around New York City on Thursday, April 21st, don’t miss the highly anticipated launch event for Wild Law, a new book by Cormac Cullinan.

Just in time for Earth Day, the event is co-sponsored by the Center for Place, Culture and Politics at CUNY Graduate Center, the Brecht Forum, Global Exchange, Council of Canadians, and the Mission of Bolivia to the UN. Featured speakers include Maude Barlow, Shannon Biggs, Cormac Cullinan, Vandana Shiva and Pablo Solón in conversation with moderator David Harvey.

Does a river have a right to flow?  Is nature a commodity, or an entity? International law often recognizes nature as property – to be hoarded and exploited – not as an ecosystem with the right to exist, flourish and regenerate. How do we begin to change non-Indigenous culture and law to recognize the Rights of Mother Earth? The time has come for a new paradigm. Join these distinguished speakers as they present the case for the Rights of Nature. This is a joint launch event for Cormac Cullinan’s book, Wild Law: A Manifesto for Earth Justice, Second Edition, and The Rights of Nature: The Case for a Universal Declaration of the Rights of Mother Earth. The event will be held from 6:30 to 8 pm on April 21st at the CUNY Graduate Center, Proshansky Auditorium, 365 5th Avenue (corner of 34th St.), New York, NY. Download the event poster here. Learn more about Cormac Cullinan’s Wild Law in our bookstore.


Hop Grower’s Handbook Wins Silver for Garden Writing

We’re “hopping” for joy at Chelsea Green for authors Laura Ten Eyck and Dietrich Gehring as they’ve been honored with a Silver Medal by GWA: The Association for Garden Communicators for their book The Hop Grower’s Handbook.Laura and Deitrich won the prestigious honor in the Writing category for a technical/reference book of greater than 120 […] Read More

Gene Logsdon: Contrary Farmer & Rural Philosopher (1931-2016)

One of Chelsea Green’s most prolific writers, thinkers, and all-around curmudgeonly but lovable farmer — Gene Logsdon — died this week. We were heartbroken to hear the news, and many of us who have worked with Gene over the years  began to think of all the ways in which we were the better for not […] Read More

Hands-On Learning: School of The New American Farmstead

This summer, twelve of our authors (plus Chelsea Green’s own President and Publisher) will be leading hands-on intensive courses at Sterling College in Craftsbury, Vermont. These workshops, classes, and certifications will inspire you, equip you with marketable skills, and provide you with new perspectives on integrated, community-centered farming and food production. Engage your Senses The […] Read More

The Occidental Arts and Ecology Center Cookbook Wins IACP Award

Chelsea Green is thrilled to have received the Food Matters Award for The Occidental Arts & Ecology Center Cookbook, by the OAEC Collective and Olivia Rathbone.The International Association of Culinary Professionals announced its 2016 IACP Award winners on April 3 during a ceremony in Los Angeles.The awards recognize the best food writing of the year, […] Read More

Color Me Green: Chelsea Green to Launch Coloring Books Imprint

In response to demand from readers who clearly aren’t able to fill up their days building swales, chicken tractors, forest garden greenhouses, kombucha and kimchi, mead or salad sprouts – Chelsea Green is launching a new imprint of coloring books.These books will bring some of its most popular, and iconic, titles to a new market—adults […] Read More
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